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6420 Hardy Bay Road PO Box 1168, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0 Canada See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it is nearly 2 months since we visited Great Bear Lodge, the memories of our time there linger. Having just culled the photos of our trip, it was a joy to revisit our time ot the lodge. To my mind it was an outstanding...More

Thank hneilson52
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 2 days ago

It's great to hear that your nice memories of the lodge are lingering on, even after 2 months! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here, and look forward to hosting you again in a year or two. Thanks so much, Marg

Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge with 8 rooms on Smith Inlet is absolutely superb in every respect. Every single member of staff is committed to ensuring your stay is perfect. The food is fantastic, the guides are fantastic, the tours are fantastic. Do you sense a theme developing...More

Thank Paulikon
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 2 days ago

How lovely to hear that you had a fantastic time, Paul! You make a good point that you can choose your own pace here at the lodge, either participating in all of the safaris and activities to see as much of the wildlife and scenery...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start,my wife’s bucket list trip of a lifetime surpassed ALL expectations From arrival in Port Hardy to departure everything was superb Location of Lodge breathtaking Welcome from staff and efficiency of orientation outstanding Accomadation,spotless,welcoming,and more like a friends house House and estates staff...More

1  Thank mikegcarter1949
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely words, Mike and Jackie. We really enjoyed having you stay at the lodge! It's so great that we were able to surpass your expectations, especially given that this trip was on Jackie's bucket list. And we're glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for 6-night and sighted a few dozens of grizzly bears including mom with one, two and three cubs. The team from kitchen staff, guides and management is lean, passionate and professional. There is a strong learning and sharing culture. One...More

1  Thank Fanny L
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, Fanny. It was such a pleasure to have you visit us at the lodge. It is great to hear that you thought it was an awesome experience. We suspect that you were calling the team 'lean', but we're secretly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time we were met @ Port Hardy until it was, sadly, time to leave, the organisation & ALL the staff were fantastic!! Fresh baked biccies on arrival @ GBL, bags in the rooms almost before we got off the seaplane, orientation & then...More

Thank Jools2509
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We were sad to see you go, too! Thank you so much for being so patient and understanding when the floatplanes were grounded due to the smoke from the bushfires. We are so lucky on the coast that we normally escape fires and smoke, but...More

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Navigator22
16 May 2018|
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Response from GreatBearLodge | Property representative |
Thanks so much for answering that question Laurie. You are right, we have very little autumn colour here at the lodge. Our trees that are deciduous (the red alders) merely turn to brown before winter. I would suggest... More
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ianphillips2018
6 January 2018|
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Response from GSimps0n | Reviewed this property |
I went to Great Bear Lodge in August. Grizzly Bear trips to hides etc every morning and evening. Grizzly Bears were seen every day catching and feeding on Chum Salmon. One Grizzly passed so close to us nobody could focus... More
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357Mark6969
3 June 2017|
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Response from GreatBearLodge | Property representative |
Hi Mark, Thanks so much for your enquiry about rates. I must apologize for the late response, I neglected to check our TripAdvisor enqueries. All of our tours are three nights in length and depart on specific dates... More
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"All superb"
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"Ask for a front room over looking the water for the best views"
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"A room facing the inlet would be preferable and late August is a good time to travel."
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"I think most rooms overlook the pristine lake in front of the lodge. The forested hillsides are mainly at the..."
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